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Recently, we've been feeling a bit like we're living in an episode of The Jetsons, at least when it comes to our beauty products. Things have gotten so crazy high-tech with our primping that it's practically turned into the Brave New World of beauty (that has such products in it). From ingredients that self destruct to potions grown from your own stem cells, it seems there's really nothing that's out of our reach, these days.
To separate fact from fiction, we interviewed experts, spoke with R&D teams, read research papers, and even tried a few products ourselves to get the lowdown on the latest and greatest in high-tech beauty. The following technologies are all true, but they might still leave you asking: Is this real life?
Going home means getting an opportunity to appreciate some things you always took for granted. Things like a full fridge, neighbors who know your name, and decent thrift shops with reasonable prices (seriously — if we could count all the moments of rage we've experienced from sticker shock in big-city thrift shops...). read
Our noses are redder than a Louboutin sole, and we haven't felt our toes since October. Yep, it’s cold here in NYC. But, in Wisconsin, for example (where this editor's mother lives), it's even worse. (Meanwhile, his brother in L.A. thinks his 65-degree day is nippy.)
Winter weather may be complicated, but our read